2022 Board of Directors Election

Voting for the 2022 Board of Directors Election Opens Soon 

The 2022 Board of Directors Election is open until May 25, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT. This year, IZFS members will vote to selection the society's next President-Elect and  seven Regional Directors (Africa, Australasia & Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Central and South Asia, and United States and Canada). Elected Board members will begin their 3-year term starting on July 1, 2022. Every vote counts! To vote now, please click the button below. 


2022 IZFS Board of Directors Election Candidates

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President-Elect (one selected)

  • Hitoshi Okamoto, PhD
  • Corinne Houart, PhD

Africa Regional Representative (one selected)

  • Wael Mohamed Yousef Mohamed, MMSC, MD/PhD
  • Carola Niesler, PhD

Australasia & Southeast Asia Regional Representative (one selected)

  • Tom J. Carney, PhD
  • Suresh Jeyaraj Jesuthasan, PhD

Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Representative (one selected)

  • Carmen Feijoo, PhD
  • Monica Ryff Moreira Roca Vianna, PhD

 East Asia Regional Representative (two selected)

  • Tohru Ishitani, PhD
  • Feng Liu, PhD
  • Seok-Yong Choi, PhD
  • Yonghua Sun, PhD

Central and South Asia Regional Representative (one selected)

  • Mahendra S. Sonawane, PhD
  • Vatsala Thirumalai, PhD

US and Canada Regional Representative (one selected)

  • Gaurav Varshney, PhD
  • Kessen Patten, PhD

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The International Zebrafish Society is a member-driven organization of over 900 researchers with rich and diverse backgrounds from around the world. IZFS is committed to ensuring that the Board of Directors reflects and represents the diversity of the IZFS membership, including but not limited to gender, race, ethnicity, and geographic location. Please consider nominating IZFS members who are traditionally underrepresented in leadership as we continue to foster a welcoming and collaborative environment for all members of the IZFS community.

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